Having trouble seeing this email, or want to see with all the functionality, view it online.
 
19th July 2018
 
The Industry's Leading Digital Publication

cs
Epwin Glass Unaffected By Glass Shortage
 

Recent reports suggest there is a glass shortage in the UK that is threatening to affect the supply of glass IGUs to the industry. But Katrina Earl, Epwin Glass National Sales Manager, has good news for Epwin Glass customers: “We have got healthy stocks on all types of glass and are not experiencing the problems that seem to be affecting other suppliers. For us, it’s very much business as usual.”

It’s a reassuring statement for a company that is renowned for the breadth and quality of its product range and the strength of its service.

 
READ MORE



Colour+ From AluK Promises Easy Ordering And Less Stockholding
 

Colour+ from AluK is being described as a game changer in the aluminium sector, because of the way that it allows aluminium fabricators working in the trade and residential market to simplify and speed up their colour offering.

The new initiative, which replaces AluK’s Colour Now, means that AluK is now supplying a huge range of its standard window and door profiles in four standard colours and two dual colours on a five day lead time plus next day delivery.

 
READ MORE


 
Senior’s Fenestration Adds Spirit To Glasgow’s New Whisky Distillery
 

Whisky production has returned to the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow for the first time in 100 years with the completion of the stunning new Clydeside Distillery, which features high performance aluminium curtain walling and commercial doors from Senior Architectural Systems.

Designed by Hypostyle Architects to combine historical character with contemporary architecture, the new distillery is located within a converted pump house and clock tower, which have been sympathetically refurbished to create a visitor centre and café.

 
READ MORE



Don’t Be Limited On Choice When It Comes To Prepped Doors
 

Following the launch of their Customer Charter earlier this year, DOORCO makes another bold statement to the market with their “no restriction” prepped door service promise.

“It is well documented that the popularity of the composite door is growing and the market is getting bigger,” says Dan Sullivan DOORCO’s MD. “With this demand comes complexity – customers are demanding more choice and there is greater competition out there. For DOORCO, our policy is to not only keep up

 
READ MORE



BFRC Delivers Streamlined Service To Customers

 

The British Fenestration Rating Council (BFRC) launched a new bespoke system, especially designed to provide all customers with an improved streamlined customer management service.

BFRC customers are already receiving instant notifications of product scope updates and are benefiting from the enhanced reporting. This custom-made system has now improved internal efficiencies, resulting in a quick turnaround for all companies who are part of the BFRC schemes.

 
READ MORE



RISA Appoints Director Of Operations

 

RISA the inspection and auditing company for the Glass and Glazing Federation, has announced the appointment of Dave Mechem as Operations Director. Dave has been with RISA since January 2016 (when the company was founded) and was instrumental in setting up the inspection services team for FENSA the competent persons’ scheme in the glass and glazing sector.

Dave started his career on “the bottom rung of the ladder” working as an apprentice for a small installation business owned by his family.

 
READ MORE


Security Shortfalls Hiking Up Insurance Premiums For Unwitting Homeowners

 

Homeowners across the UK are paying unnecessarily high insurance premiums by failing to include some basic security measures, evidence suggests.
Most insurance companies ask for details about the type of locking systems featured on all external doors of the house before supplying a quote.
And some providers offer discounts on home insurance policies for customers who have approved, British Standards-compliant locks

 
READ MORE


Successful First Year Sees REHAU Re-Sign With Insight Data
 

REHAU, one of the UK’s leading and most respected PVC-u systems houses has re-signed with industry data specialists Insight Data, extending their successful partnership for a second year.

With the aim of promoting their range of polymer solutions to fabricators, installers and architects nationwide, REHAU tapped into the prospect database of Salestracker, Insight Data’s revolutionary

 
READ MORE


Kolorseal Going For Growth

 

Following the announcement that the well-established fenestration colour coating experts, Kolorseal, has opened a second facility in West Bromwich, the company has now announced the appointment of Cara Lansley as General Manager, in charge of realising the potential of the new facility.

“We have ambitious growth plans for Kolorseal Midlands,” says Deborah Hendry, Managing Director of Kolorseal, “but we want to grow

 
READ MORE


Framexpress Introduces Evening Quote Service

 

Installers who want 4-hour quotes from Framexpress can now get them over the phone, fax or email on weekday evenings up to 9pm.

It’s another added benefit for fitters who want a supplier that works with them to help make life easier.

Stuart Green, Director at Framexpress explains: “We know that installers are on site during the normal 9-5 work day,

 
READ MORE


Mila Announces Plans For FIT Show 2019

 

Mila has announced that it will be back at the FIT Show in 2019. The hardware specialist, which made such a memorable impact at the show in both 2013 and 2016, is promising an exciting stand once again, packed with new products and innovations.

Managing Director Richard Gyde explained: “We’ve always been huge supporters of the FIT Show, both as exhibitors and as visitors, because of the way it brings the whole industry together and showcases

 
READ MORE


Investment In New Machining Centre To Help Supalite Soar

 

Renowned tile roof manufacturer SupaLite has invested around £400K in a new machining centre at its headquarters in Preston, building on its continued success.

SupaLite are the manufacturers behind the revolutionary SupaLite tiled roof system for conservatories and orangeries which is in high demand thanks to its lightweight design, exceptional thermal performance and ease of installation.

 
READ MORE


Icotherm Roof Quotes – In Just 2 Hours

 

Timber-framed solid roof experts, Icotherm Roof Systems has invested more than £45,000 in new software that means customers can get a solid roof quote in just 2 hours. Bringing the highest levels of customer support to the solid roof sector is top priority for Icotherm, who recently moved operations to a 15,600 sq. ft. facility in Blackburn.

Dave Jackson, Director at Icotherm says: “Icotherm roofs are delivered fast and they’re fast to fit, so it made sense to make quotes fast too.

 
READ MORE


Garrard Gears Up For Growth With Kenrick

 

Garrard Windows, one of the UK’s largest aluminium trade fabricators has seen sales grow by more than 15% year on year and is gearing up for further growth with the help of its hardware partner Kenrick.

Kenrick has been supplying its Nemesis multi-point window locking system for aluminium profiles to Garrard for 18 months, during which time it has increased production each month as demand for aluminium continues to rise.

 
READ MORE


MACO ‘s Return To FIT Show 2019

 

MACO has announced that they will be exhibiting once again at the FIT Show 2019.

Managing Director, Kevin Whiting: “I am very excited to be attending FIT SHOW again in 2019, it has always provided a great platform to MACOnnect with people from across the industry. We have always brought a number of new innovative products and services to FIT and 2019 will certainly be no exception.

 
READ MORE


Frame Fast UK Named Double Finalist in Top Business Awards

 

Frame Fast UK has been named as a double finalist in the East Midlands Chamber Derbyshire Business Awards for 2018.

The awards have been designed to celebrate the success of businesses across Derbyshire, and window and door fabricator, Frame Fast has made the shortlist in two categories, Manufacturer of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year for founder and director, Paul Brighouse.

 
READ MORE


New Covent Garden Market Shortlisted For London Construction Awards

 

New Covent Garden Market has been shortlisted for the prestigious Architectural Design of the Year category of the London Construction Awards 2018.

This award will celebrate projects that have been designed in such a way, in order to be sympathetic to the environment & surroundings, functional for purpose, and innovative in style.

 
READ MORE





Recruitment

2x Installer Sales Managers (North and South)

Two Installer Sales Managers in the North and South required by Leka Systems

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
.........................................

Online Magazine


Trade News

Record Year For CMS Window Systems With Profits Up By One Third

Queen’s Award for Enterprise winning company, CMS Window Systems, has reported considerable growth in its profitability, with EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) in the year to March

READ MORE
.........................................

Euroglaze Welcomes REHAU’s Recycling Initiative

Euroglaze has become one of the first trade fabricators to start manufacturing windows using REHAU’s new co-extruded Total 70 profiles, which use a virgin skin around a 100% recycled core.

READ MORE
..........................................

Certass Launches Key Partner Programme

Specialist certification body, Certass, has launched its Key Partner Programme, working with system suppliers and fabricators to bring even more support to local installers.

The Certass Key Partner Scheme follows a pilot with Eurocell that

READ MORE
..........................................

Deceuninck Sales Up 15% Thanks To #Bestinclass Products + Service

Deceuninck’s sales continue to surge and are 15% up year-to-date. May’s sales were the highest ever recorded, 22% up on May 2017.

Managing Director Rob McGlennon says the company’s sustained growth

READ MORE
.........................................

Product News

New British Standard Guides Bring Door Hardware Professionals Up-To-Date

A raft of revised British Standards has prompted the publication of three new technical guides from the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) for door and window hardware specialists.

READ MORE
.........................................

Cubelock Triple Lock Launches To Fabricators And Installers

The impressive Cubelock Triple Lock window safety restrictor with Lock Safe Action is available now to fabricators and installers. This clever product is the innovation of makers Newstar Door Controls Limited, the safety and security hardware specialists.

READ MORE
.........................................

Nova Adds Run Through Sash Horns To Heritage Window Portfolio

Nottinghamshire’s Nova Trade Frames says it is now offering its trade customers the most authentic heritage-style PVC-U windows on the market, with the introduction of Run Through Sash Horns for its Heritage and TOTAL70 profiles.

READ MORE
.........................................

Why New Build Choses Georgian Bar

You might be surprised to learn that more than a third of the installations for Georgian Bar go into new build developments. It’s an exciting part of the business, and Philip Dewhurst Jr, Director of Georgian Bar Company tells us what’s behind Britain’s love of Georgian style.

READ MORE
.........................................

Smart Designer Door From Mercury

Specialist trade fabricator Mercury Glazing Supplies Ltd added the aluminium Smart Designer Door to its portfolio earlier this year and is seeing a steady increase in demand. Chris Reeks, Mercury’s Sales and Marketing Director, said: “The market

READ MORE
.........................................

People

Bohle Invests In Customer Support

Bohle has strengthened its team with the appointment of three new starters, Anna Swider joins the Bohle Finance team and Jess Tooth and Elizabeth Frost, who join Bohle’s award winning Customer Services team.

READ MORE
.........................................

New Balls Please

Specialist PR & Marketing agency for the glazing industry, Balls2 Marketing has made two new appointments to its expanding team. Nikki Dunbar has joined as Creative Design Manager and Wendy Roberts has been appointed as Senior Researcher and Writer.

READ MORE
.........................................

Glass & Glazing

Saint-Gobain Building Glass Launches Lacquered Glass Collection For Stylish Interiors

The new Saint-Gobain collection of highly durable lacquered glass for stylish interior walls and furniture now comprises 26 colour choices built around five contemporary trends.

READ MORE
.........................................

On-Site

Sevendials Stuns In The Cheshire Countryside

Situated in the rural countryside village of Mottram St Andrew, Cheshire, Sevendials is a private contemporary residence project. It utilises an array of innovative products from leading aluminium suppliers Reynaers and Cheshire-based

READ MORE
.........................................

Spectus Credentials Secure New Build Contract With EYG Commercial

Long-standing Spectus fabricator, EYG Commercial, have recently completed a new build affordable living rental project with Hull City Council. The contract involved the installation of 40 casement windows and 14 composite doors in seven new

READ MORE
.........................................

CDW Systems Helps Double Glazing And Design Specialist With Shopfront Project

When double glazing and design experts Thames Valley Windows needed to transform an existing shopfront, they turned to top aluminium specialist CDW Systems for help.

READ MORE
.........................................

A Homecoming For Brodie – Thanks To Complete Aluminium And Glazerite

It was enough of a blow when a young Hampshire couple discovered their new-born son was severely disabled and would need 24/7 professional care. But it came as a second shock

READ MORE
.........................................

FIT Show

Teal Products To Showcase New Openings For Visitors At The FIT Show 2019

Teal Products, the specialist distributor, has announced they will be exhibiting at The FIT Show 2019, aiming to highlight to visitors the benefits of the growing window control market.

READ MORE
.........................................

Insight Data Continues Momentum By Booking Place At FIT Show 2019

Following on from the success of The Glazing Summit in May, industry data specialists Insight Data have announced they will be exhibiting at The FIT Show 2019.

READ MORE
.........................................

Events

12th Everglade Customer Conference Success

More than 100 guests joined Everglade Windows for its 12th trade customer conference on 5 July. Focussing on how businesses can adapt to the changing market, delegates heard from four guest

READ MORE
.........................................
If you no longer wish to receive emails please unsubscribe
Copyright © 2018 Disclaimer Window News. 97 Pole Barn Lane Frinton-on-Sea Essex CO13 9NQ
Privacy Policy